Below are full details of today’s programming on East Leeds FM. Just hit the ‘Listen now’ button at the top of the page or tune your radio to 94.6FM.

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6:45am–10am: Keeping a Distance, Staying Close
Repeated from yesterday


10am–5pm: Armed Forces Day on East Leeds FM

This year’s Leeds Armed Forces Day will be happening on the radio. East Leeds FM is proud to be teaming up with Leeds City Council and others to present a day of unique radio full of oral history interviews about the experience of being in the Services, plus music, poetry, radio drama and much more.

Note that exact times may vary slightly. Also, all of these programmes will be available for listening online in our East Leeds FM radio archives

  • 10:00am – Welcome and Introductions
  • 10:05am – Leeds City Councillor Jane Dowson
  • 10:25am – Oral History Interview 1: Service Member Jen Walley
  • 10:40am – Musician Jessica Poole
  • 10:45am – Ed Anderson, Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire
  • 10:50am – Leeds City Councillor Mohammed Iqbal
  • 11:00am – Oral History Interview 2: service member Jeff Gantschuk, Royal British Legion Leeds Group and Leeds Armed Forces Day Parade Marshall
  • 11:25am – The West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service Band
  • 11:30am – Oral History Interview 3: service member Halima
  • 11:50am – Oral History Interview 4: Kevin Bowles
  • 12:05pm – Leeds City Councillor Caroline Gruen
  • 12:20pm – Oral History Interview 5: Paul Thomson on the Forgotten Conflicts of the Far East project
  • 12:35pm – Yorkshire Hidden Histories by Catherine Warr: Ginger Lacey
  • 12:45pm – Oral History Interview 6: service member Naheed Tariq
  • 12:55pm – Cath Chat: Pat, a grandmother, remembers Leeds during wartime
  • 1:05pm – Jake’s Film Recommendations: military movies
  • 1:20pm – Leeds City Councillor Jane Dowson
  • 1:30pm – Oral History Interview 7: service member Edna Hilditch
  • 1:45pm – Oral History Interview 8: Sarah Kinsey-Learoyd, a military wife
  • 1:55pm – Fall into Place Theatre: Andrew Parkin creating a new theatre production about Gallipoli
  • 2:15pm – Oral History Interview 9: service member Stephen
  • 2:30pm –Leeds City Councillor Mohammed Iqbal
  • 2:45pm – Oral History Interview 10: service member Phil Waterhouse
  • 3:10pm – Chapel FM Arts Centre’s Next Generation Broadcasters on youth cadets
  • 3:25pm – Oral History Interview 11: Tiffany, a military wife
  • 3:45pm – Leeds City Councillor Caroline Gruen
  • 3:55pm – Leeds City Councillor Jane Dowson
  • 4:00pm – “Over to You” Armed Forces Day music request show with host Linda Sage

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